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Dei Xhrist

Sotto voce/art brut glossolalia and spoken word, acoustic or amplified with pedal effects. Xhrist began performing sonically in the early 00s, and now sings solo and with ensemble improvisors in the New England experimental sound/noise/improvisation/art scene.

Organizes XFest MA (www.xfestma.com) starting in 2020.

Past projects: - Negative Reinforcement: with Craig Douglas (synth and effects) - Xhristishoe : with Matt Samolis (flute) - Birdrogan : psychedelic/kraut/rock/noise band with Marc Bisson (guitar), Mike Dailey Jr. (drums), Mike Fun (synth), and guest musicians - Demi Exegeses : avant garde chamber music with with Matt Samolis (flute) and Emilo Gonzalez (piano, kalimba) - Tyto Alba : atonal jazz with with Matt Samolis (flute), Thadd Comstock (microtonal guitar) and Ryan McGuire (upright bass)


Favorite quote from an audience member: "the movement and interactions were beautiful... but when I closed my eyes it was terrifying."
Steve Reich
voice / vocals
Captain Beefheart



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